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Old 04-02-2010, 12:35 PM
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It came and OMG this thing is nice I hate to even get it dirty. Rest assured it will me on my pillow next to me tonight
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Old 04-02-2010, 01:01 PM
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I would suggest get the aluminum suspension mounts...
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Old 04-02-2010, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Jochim_18 View Post
I would suggest get the aluminum suspension mounts...
What is the advantage of them?
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Old 04-02-2010, 09:33 PM
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What is the advantage of them?
You can adjust anti-dive, anti-squat and kick-up. Really, they're not horribly necessary unless you know you'll be racing on a surface with either tons of traction, or hardly any at all. They're nice to have, as it makes for a really effective method of dialing in or dialing out traction.
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Old 04-02-2010, 10:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Danny-b23 View Post
You can adjust anti-dive, anti-squat and kick-up. Really, they're not horribly necessary unless you know you'll be racing on a surface with either tons of traction, or hardly any at all. They're nice to have, as it makes for a really effective method of dialing in or dialing out traction.
Are they more durable than the plastic? That's all I really care about.

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Old 04-03-2010, 12:06 AM
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Originally Posted by grippgoat View Post
Are they more durable than the plastic? That's all I really care about.

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Significantly.
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Old 04-03-2010, 09:42 AM
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Originally Posted by grippgoat View Post
Are they more durable than the plastic? That's all I really care about.

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Yes. They might bend, but that's a risk you take with any alloy or aluminum part.
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Old 04-03-2010, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Danny-b23 View Post
Yes. They might bend, but that's a risk you take with any alloy or aluminum part.
I've only found the screws to bend, not the blocks themselves.
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Old 04-03-2010, 12:25 PM
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You have to give them a really good hit, but i have seen it possible to "bruise" the end of the alloy block, but it does need a good whack.

That said, never done any damage at all to any plastic blocks at all.
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Old 04-03-2010, 05:45 PM
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Is there somewhere that shows how to make all of those adjustments? I see how they can change toe but how about the rest?
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Old 04-03-2010, 05:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Dusttt View Post
It came and OMG this thing is nice I hate to even get it dirty. Rest assured it will me on my pillow next to me tonight
Hey Dusttt, for our parkinglot tracks the first thing to do is put on a chassis protective sheet, it will save you a chassis every couple of months. I'll see you next weekend at DHW.
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Old 04-03-2010, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Dusttt View Post
Is there somewhere that shows how to make all of those adjustments? I see how they can change toe but how about the rest?
By adding and / or removing washers you can change toe, squat, width, roll-center.
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Old 04-03-2010, 08:06 PM
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It's a must to have I would say, with plastic blocks it's very hard to really dial on your car because you are very limited on what's you can change in your setup.

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Old 04-03-2010, 08:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Jochim_18 View Post
It's a must to have I would say, with plastic blocks it's very to really dial on your car because you are very limited on what's you can change on your setup.
Not Really. What can't you do with plastic blocks? I bet you'd be surprised what small details can net you in setup changes.
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Old 04-04-2010, 07:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Jochim_18 View Post
It's a must to have I would say, with plastic blocks it's very hard to really dial on your car because you are very limited on what's you can change in your setup.
Well in your opinon, but the UK team use the plastic blocks to great effect.....so there not a must have, they where designed for the best all round position, and knowing they are , it leaves you with being able to concentrate in other area's of the car. Must admit i did have my doubts about not being able to have options, but now i dont.
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